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Today's News

  • Girls Day Out project earns national innovation award

    The Northern Kentucky Area Development District, based in Florence, received a 2014 Innovation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations Research Foundation for the Girl’s Day Out, Women Building a Better World project.    

  • Three arrested for meth lab

    Kentucky State Police arrested three men July 23, in connection with an alleged meth lab at a Mound Hill home.

    KSP arrested Aaron Breeden, 18, of Milton; Zachary Fox, 19, of Worthville; and Jecoda Robertson, 18, of Worthville, when they went to the Carroll County home after receiving information that a meth lab was located at residence at 1736 Mound Hill Road.

  • Dance students attend nationally recognized workshop in Chicago
  • Kentucky has detoured down road of educational haves and have nots

    Lexington Herald-Leader
    How did we get here from there?
    Hope was in the air in Kentucky in the spring of 1997 when, in a special session, the legislature passed the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act.
    The ambitious goal was to change the landscape and give young Kentuckians the same shot at getting a college degree as kids in any other state in the union. The goal was more than individual opportunity. With an educated work force, Kentucky could rise from its historic place near the bottom of most socio-economic measures.

  • Carroll County Public Library Calendar | July 31, 2014

    Thursday, July 31: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; family movie, “The Nut Job”,  2 p.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; GED help, 4 p.m.; ESL class, 6 p.m.

    Friday, August 1: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; First Friday:  Watermelon Mania!, 4-7 p.m.

    Saturday, August 2: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; game day, 1-4 p.m.

    Monday, August 4: Walk-away the pounds, 9 a.m.; computer walk-in help, 2-4 p.m.; Zumba!, 5:15 p.m.

  • Carroll County Senior Center | Week of July 31, 2014

    The Carroll County Senior Center is located at 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, Center Manager, Mitzie Williams (502) 732-7026; e-mail: carrollcty@twcbc.com.

     

    Thursday, July 31: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; Bunk-O, 10 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.

    Friday, Aug. 1: All day, deuce’s wild rummy, billiards, starting at 8:30 a.m.; movie with snacks, 9:30 a.m. lunch, 11:30 a.m.

  • EDUCATION PAYS

    About a month ago, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York reaffirmed what has long been assumed: A college degree really is worth the investment.
    Using data dating back to 1973, the Fed determined that those with a bachelor’s degree earn about $64,500 a year, which is nearly $24,000 more than someone who finishes their education at the end of high school.  Over a career, that difference adds up to $1.2 million, or nearly 10 times the cost to earn that four-year diploma.

  • Carroll County Community Calendar | July 31

    Thursday, July 31
    Narcotics Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.
    Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m., Carrollton Christian Church.
    Friday, Aug. 1
    Caby M. Froman Club meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.
    Carroll County Community Development Corporation meets at noon at Butler Park lodge.
    AA Big Book study groups meets every Friday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Christian Church, 310 Fifth St.

  • Agencies line up 80 exhibitors for annual Senior Expo at Newport on the Levee

    The Northern Kentucky Senior Expo 2014 will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, at Newport on the Levee (Gallery area), in Newport, Ky.
    Sponsored by the Northern Kentucky Area Development District/Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living and St. Elizabeth Healthcare, this is the 20th year for the Senior Expo.
    Health screenings, information sharing, door prizes and giveaways will take place at more than 80 exhibitor areas.
    The St. Elizabeth Mobile Mammography and St. Elizabeth CardioVascular Mobile Health Units will also be available.

  • Cable merger may affect local customers

    By Joy Campbell

    The Messenger-Inquirer

    Kentucky’s Time Warner Cable customers likely will become part of Charter Communications if or when the merger of Time Warner Cable and Comcast is completed.

    Comcast is planning to divest certain subscribers to Charter Communications, and Kentucky will be part of that, a TWC spokesperson confirmed Monday.

    The $45.2 billion deal is still going through the review process to gain local, state and federal regulatory approvals, said Michael Pedelty, Time Warner Cable spokesperson.